The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Microsoft products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the Colchester region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Microsoft over the 3 months to 5 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

The figures below represent the IT labour market in general and are not representative of salaries within the Microsoft Corporation.

3 months to
5 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft
Rank 19 3 16
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +13
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 18 67 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Colchester 9.68% 25.09% 7.10%
As % of the Vendors category 16.36% 44.37% 11.22%
Number of salaries quoted 18 67 7
Median salary £45,000 £34,500 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+30.43% +15.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,750 £27,500 £13,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £48,500 £52,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
Microsoft
Essex

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in permanent jobs advertised in the Colchester region.

Vendors Category
Colchester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
110 151 98
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Colchester 59.14% 56.55% 63.23%
Number of salaries quoted 97 151 84
Median salary £50,000 £35,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+42.85% -17.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,000 £27,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £55,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

Microsoft
Jobs Demand Trend in Colchester

The demand trend of job ads across the Colchester region citing Microsoft as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Vendors category.

Microsoft Jobs Demand Trend in Colchester

Microsoft
Salary Trend in Colchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Microsoft across the Colchester region.

Microsoft Salary Trend in Colchester

Microsoft
Salary Histogram in Colchester

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Microsoft across the Colchester region over the 3 months to 5 December 2016.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Colchester

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Colchester

For the 6 months to 5 December 2016, IT jobs citing Microsoft also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Colchester region with a requirement for Microsoft.

1 36 (67.92%) Windows
2 22 (41.51%) Blackberry
3 21 (39.62%) Configuration Management
3 21 (39.62%) Apple
3 21 (39.62%) Smartphone
4 20 (37.74%) Proofpoint
4 20 (37.74%) Exchange Server 2010
4 20 (37.74%) Clearswift
4 20 (37.74%) MS Exchange
5 19 (35.85%) Office 365
6 18 (33.96%) Windows Phone
6 18 (33.96%) VPN
7 17 (32.08%) MS Excel
7 17 (32.08%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 17 (32.08%) Nokia
7 17 (32.08%) SCCM
8 14 (26.42%) Linux
8 14 (26.42%) Oracle
8 14 (26.42%) SQL Server
9 13 (24.53%) Windows Server
10 12 (22.64%) C#
10 12 (22.64%) HTML
10 12 (22.64%) JavaScript
10 12 (22.64%) VB.NET
10 12 (22.64%) .NET
10 12 (22.64%) MySQL
10 12 (22.64%) CSS
10 12 (22.64%) Project Management
10 12 (22.64%) jQuery
10 12 (22.64%) Web Development

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Colchester by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 20 (37.74%) Exchange Server 2010
1 20 (37.74%) MS Exchange
2 17 (32.08%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 2 (3.77%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (3.77%) JBoss
3 2 (3.77%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 17 (32.08%) MS Excel
2 8 (15.09%) MS Office
3 2 (3.77%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (5.66%) assyst
2 2 (3.77%) Oracle CRM
Cloud Services
1 19 (35.85%) Office 365
2 12 (22.64%) Microsoft Azure
3 11 (20.75%) Amazon AWS
3 11 (20.75%) iTunes
Communications & Networking
1 18 (33.96%) VPN
2 3 (5.66%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (26.42%) SQL Server
2 12 (22.64%) MySQL
2 12 (22.64%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 12 (22.64%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (3.77%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 10 (18.87%) Law
2 2 (3.77%) Finance
2 2 (3.77%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 14 (26.42%) Linux Engineer
2 12 (22.64%) .NET Developer
2 12 (22.64%) .NET Web Developer
2 12 (22.64%) C# .NET Developer
2 12 (22.64%) C# Developer
2 12 (22.64%) C# Web Developer
2 12 (22.64%) Developer
2 12 (22.64%) Web Developer
3 11 (20.75%) Systems Engineer
4 8 (15.09%) Linux Systems Engineer
4 8 (15.09%) SCCM Engineer
5 7 (13.21%) Linux Server Engineer
5 7 (13.21%) Server Engineer
6 6 (11.32%) Messaging Engineer
7 5 (9.43%) BlackBerry Engineer
7 5 (9.43%) Mobile Engineer
8 4 (7.55%) Blackberry Consultant
8 4 (7.55%) Consultant
8 4 (7.55%) Messaging Consultant
9 3 (5.66%) Exchange Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (22.64%) .NET
1 12 (22.64%) CSS
1 12 (22.64%) HTML
1 12 (22.64%) jQuery
2 1 (1.89%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 22 (41.51%) Blackberry
2 21 (39.62%) Smartphone
3 12 (22.64%) Mobile Computing
3 12 (22.64%) User Experience
4 9 (16.98%) iPhone
5 7 (13.21%) Data Centre
6 6 (11.32%) Performance Metrics
7 2 (3.77%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (3.77%) CMDB
8 1 (1.89%) BYOD
8 1 (1.89%) Driving Licence
8 1 (1.89%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 36 (67.92%) Windows
2 18 (33.96%) Windows Phone
3 14 (26.42%) Linux
4 13 (24.53%) Windows Server
5 7 (13.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 7 (13.21%) Windows 10
6 6 (11.32%) Windows 8
7 4 (7.55%) Android
8 1 (1.89%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (39.62%) Configuration Management
2 12 (22.64%) Project Management
2 12 (22.64%) Web Development
3 11 (20.75%) Problem Management
3 11 (20.75%) Process Management
3 11 (20.75%) Service Management
4 10 (18.87%) ITIL
5 8 (15.09%) Supplier Management
6 6 (11.32%) Capacity Management
6 6 (11.32%) ITSM
6 6 (11.32%) Mobile Device Management
6 6 (11.32%) People Management
6 6 (11.32%) Service Delivery
7 5 (9.43%) Balanced Scorecard
7 5 (9.43%) Continuous Improvement
7 5 (9.43%) Security Patching
8 2 (3.77%) Change Control
8 2 (3.77%) Computer Security
8 2 (3.77%) Data Migration
8 2 (3.77%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (22.64%) C#
1 12 (22.64%) JavaScript
1 12 (22.64%) VB.NET
2 2 (3.77%) Java
Qualifications
1 8 (15.09%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.77%) Data Quality
System Software
1 8 (15.09%) Active Directory
2 3 (5.66%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (3.77%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (1.89%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 17 (32.08%) SCCM
2 11 (20.75%) Microsoft Intune
3 7 (13.21%) SCOM
3 7 (13.21%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 3 (5.66%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 2 (3.77%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
6 1 (1.89%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 21 (39.62%) Apple
2 20 (37.74%) Clearswift
2 20 (37.74%) Proofpoint
3 17 (32.08%) Nokia
4 14 (26.42%) Oracle
5 10 (18.87%) NetApp
6 9 (16.98%) VMware
7 7 (13.21%) Red Hat
8 3 (5.66%) F5
8 3 (5.66%) HP
8 3 (5.66%) Infoblox
8 3 (5.66%) Symantec
9 2 (3.77%) Kofax
10 1 (1.89%) MobileIron